Top 25 among the nation’s public universities, according to U.S. News & World Report
94% of freshmen return for sophomore year, making UConn’s return rate one of the top 20in the nation for public research universities.
At A Glance
• Type of School: Four-year public university
• Size of Campus (Storrs and Regionals): 4,109 acres
• Number of Students (Storrs and Regionals): 23,845 undergraduates
• Number of Faculty: 1,545
• Student-Faculty Ratio: 16:1
• Average Class Size: 30
• Colleges, Programs, and Degrees: Seven undergraduate degrees, 113 majors, 17 graduate degrees, 90 research and professional practice fields of study, six professional
degrees (DMD, JD, LLM, MD, PharmD, SJD)
• Geographic Diversity: 75% in state, 25% out of state (main campus)
• Financial Aid: UConn offers a strong financial aid program, assisting approximately 50% of undergraduates with grants or scholarships and over 75% of all students with financial aid from institutional, state, federal, and/or private sources.
• Deadlines and Application Fee: December 1 priority consideration for scholarships and honors (Storrs main campus); January 15 deadline (Storrs main campus); $80 application fee
elcome to UConn Nation
Founded in 1881, the University of Connecticut is rankedamong the top 25 public research universities in the United States. With 10 schools and colleges offering undergraduate degrees, UConn is a prestigious Tier 1 research university that provides students unparalleled access to hands-on learning opportunities.
Students learn and work alongside the top faculty in their fields, professors who are dedicated to bettering the world through their researchand inspiring students through advising and mentorship.
At UConn, students are encouraged to pursue their passions and learn what they love—your community of peers will inspire you,challenge you, and make your best better every day.
An inspiring environment
Located in the heart of the Northeast, UConn’s proximity to New York City and Boston makes for an energizing environment. The safe main campus in Storrs has everything students need or want, and cafés, shops, and restaurantsare just steps away in downtown Storrs.
And with one of the highest percentages of students living on campus of any public university in thenation, your friends will always bearound—days, nights, and weekends. Residence halls, suites, and apartments each have their own amenities, from volleyball courtsto makerspaces.
Find your fit
Over 650 clubs and organizations allow students to pursue their interests outside the classroom—and thefour art galleries and five theaters oncampus ensure there are plenty ofoptions to choose from on a nightoff from your studies.
Live in one of our residence halls, suites, or apartments, and explore your passions further by joining one of 20 Learning Communities, where you live and learn among peers with similar interests.
UConn’s five cultural centers serve as a resource for the richly diverseand inclusive campus community, comprised of students from nearly 90 different countries. And if exploration is what interests you, Education Abroad’s 250 organized adventures in over 60 countries provide experiential learning opportunities like no other.
The presence of Connecticut’s flagship university is felt throughout the entire state. Regional campuses at AveryPoint, Hartford, Stamford, and Waterbury complement our main campusin Storrs by offering small classes, esteemed faculty, exclusive internships, a variety of majors, and increased flexibility. Students can begin their studies at any of our regional campuses and seamlessly transition to the main campus in Storrs after 54 credits of course work. Select degrees may also be completed at a regional campus.
Spirit. Pride. Tradition. Students pastand present will tell you there’s nothing quite like the UConn community. We’re tied together by the rush of cheering for our championship athletic teams and boundless love forour school. Winning is just one ofUConn’s many traditions: women’s basketball holds the longest winning streak of any college basketball team,while men’s basketball and the fieldhockey team are both four-time nationalchampions. With 24 Division Iathletics teams to root for, there’s no shortage of Husky pride on campus.
Students today, Huskies forever
UConn’s Center for Career Development is a resource for job preparation beginning as early as your firstyear. Take advantage of the annual Internship Fair, designed to help youmake connections. Meet with a career consultant one-on-one to learn about your career options, or attendmock interview workshops to sharpen your presentation skills. Withover 650 companies actively recruiting students on campus each year,practice makes perfect and preparation is key.
Everything you learn at UConn isdesigned to help you achieve your goals. You’ll carry your UConn experience with you through friendswho become family, Husky pride that becomes part of your identity, and dreams that become your life. Expand your circle and join a network of 255,000 alumni worldwide.
Take it in
Interested in learning more aboutwhat UConn can offer you? For details on the admission process or to schedule a campus tour, visit admissions.uconn.edu.